WE Ignite 2023

WE Ignite 2023 will be our fifth annual conference and will be a mix of virtual and in-person days. There will be many presenters over the three days in a variety of formats including: keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and inspirational breakout sessions.

Below is the tentative schedule for WE Ignite Conference 2023. Be sure to check out the links to the speakers and get more information about their presentations.

Conference Schedule

Times listed are approximations.

February 9, 2023

  • In-person event location

    White Branches
    100 E. Montgomery Street
    Mount Vernon, WA
    2nd Floor of The Old Town Grainery Building

    Doors open at 4:45 PM

  • 05:20 PM Opening Keynote
    Looking Back; Moving Forward
    Mari Wuellner
  • 05:55 PM Featured Speaker
    Food Sovereignty & Justice for Migrant Farmworkers
    Morgan Curry
  • 05:55 PM Featured Speaker
    We have to make noise.
    Hilary Edwards

February 10, 2023

  • 09:10 AM Opening Keynote
    Beyond Leaning In
    Melanie Ho
  • 09:55 AM Spark Session
    A different way out of debt
    Sydney Fletcher
  • 09:55 AM Spark Session
    From Burnout to Balance
    Jill Yashinsky-Wortman
    Presentation Handouts
  • 09:55 AM Spark Session
    From Silicon Valley to Micro-dosing Moms | How psychedelics can support the modern business person
    Quinn Rose
  • 09:55 AM Spark Session
    Hacking Decision Fatigue: Your Values Cheat Sheet
    Ashley Fontaine
  • 11:20 AM Featured Speaker
    Rewriting the Rules of Business
    Sara Roach-Lewis
  • 12:25 PM Featured Speaker
    Radical Curiosity: Your New Superpower?
    Ashley Fontaine
  • 01:00 PM Featured Speaker
    Radical Honesty
    Natanya Bravo
  • 01:45 PM Spark Session
    Beginning to Dream Again
    Laurie Whitcomb
  • 01:45 PM Spark Session
    Bold Boundaries for Bold Leaders
    Starr Sheppard-Decker
  • 01:45 PM Spark Session
    From Paycheck to Paycheck to Abundance
    Monica Wales
  • 01:45 PM Spark Session
    How to Win Trust and Credibility
    Holly Buchanan
  • 03:10 PM Closing Keynote
    Breaking Free from the Paradigm | Create Your Own Radical Reality
    Quinn Rose

February 11, 2023

  • 09:05 AM Opening Keynote
    From Fear to Empowerment
    Margaret Dennis
  • 09:35 AM Featured Speaker
    On Education Autonomy: How Access to Safe & Equitable Education for Indigenous Students is Rooted in Climate Justice
    Charitie Ropati
  • 10:25 AM Featured Speaker
    3 Secrets To Overcome Body Shame
    Gennevieve Vaillancourt
  • 10:55 AM Featured Speaker
    Redefining Success
    Ariel Naftali
  • 11:50 AM Featured Speaker
    Rewire your brain to love exercise
    Bree Sutton
  • 12:20 PM Closing Keynote
    Unstoppable You!
    Mary Lou Rodriguez

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